IRELAND | Unforgettable Ireland
A perfect honeymoon roundtrip outside of the spoiled and crowded areas of Bali focusing on the central highland north coast with its black sandy beaches and the remote east coast, the hotels have been carefully selected and are all unique in their own way.
• Meet & greet upon arrival
• Arrival and departure transfers
• 2 nights in Dublin at Academy Plaza Hotel or similar
• 2 nights in Kerry at Randles Court Hotel or similar
• 1 night in Limerick at George Hotel or similar
• 2 nights in Galway at Clayton Hotel or similar
• 8 meals: 7 breakfasts and 1 dinner
• Visit Blarney Castle
• Visit Blarney Wooden Mils
• Visit Rings of Kerry
• Jaunting car ride
• Boat ride to Killimer
• Visit Cliffs of Moher
• Tour of Burren Region
• Tour of Galway City
• Visit Galway Cathedral
• Cruise to Lough Corrib
• Visit Kylemore Abbey
• Visit Clonmacnoise
• Visit Trinity College
Duration: 8 days & 7 nights
Travel Style: Guaranteed Departures
Minimum Passengers: 2
Based on double occupancy
Type of Service: Shared
Small group experience | All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour you will be advised of any amendments.
Below is an example of the hotel we may use in this city. For the actual hotel your specific departure will be using, please check your voucher.
DAY 1 | (ARRIVAL)
Upon arrival, you will be met by one of our representatives who will transfer you to your hotel. You are free to explore the city at your leisure this afternoon. Your hotel will be within walking distance of the city center.
| Overnight in Dublin
DAY 2 | Kerry
Following breakfast, depart Ireland’s capital traveling to County Kerry. En route stop in the town of Blarney to visit Blarney Castle. You will find the legendary Stone of Eloquence. Kiss it & you’ll never be lost for words again. Enjoy some time for shopping at Blarney Woollen Mills. It was bought in 1976 by a former worker has been transformed into what is perhaps the largest quality craft shop in Ireland.
| Overnight in Kerry
DAY 3 | Kerry
Begin your morning with breakfast. Enjoy a superb tour of the Iveragh Peninsula, which will give you the opportunity to discover the Ring of Kerry. Take in spectacular scenery – mountains, peat bogs, lakes & magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean. Leaving Killarney, pass through Killorglin, famous for its Puck Fair. Afterwards, you are headed to Glenbeigh where the cliff road affords panoramic views of the Dingle Peninsula & Dingle Bay. Next, arrive in the sea town of Waterville. Continue to Sneem Village, famous for its brightly colored houses. Enjoy transportation of a different kind! A pony and trap (also known as a Jaunting Car) help you discover areas of Killarney National Park that you might not otherwise visit. Relax aboard a jaunting car as your Jarvey (driver) takes you through the magnificent scenery of the National Park. Today, enjoy dinner on your own in one of the many restaurants or pubs in Killarney town.
| Overnight in Kerry
DAY 4 | Limerick
Travel northwards to Tarbert & take a short boat ride across the mouth of the river Shannon to land on Clare’s shore at Killimer. Travel along the coast to the Cliffs of Moher, the most majestic cliffs in Ireland which rise from the Atlantic Ocean. On a clear day, you can admire the Aran Islands & Connemara Mountains. Enjoy a tour of the Burren Region. The Burren is a high plateau of porous limestone situated in Northern Clare. The limestone is bare with no trees growing here or land covering the stone. The Burren is not as deserted as we believe: the cracks allow different types of flowers to grow all year round. The rocks hide many caves such as the Ailwee Caves.
| Overnight in Limerick
DAY 5 | Galway
Travel to Galway City & get oriented with this beautiful place which has attracted many musicians & artists. Visit Galway Cathedral, one of the largest & most impressive buildings in Galway built between 1958 & 1965. Next, enjoy a cruise along the Corrib River to Lough Corrib including scones & an Irish coffee. This journey on the Corrib Princess takes passengers along the majestic River Corrib and onto the lake. Visitors will see unsurpassed views of the historic monuments & natural amenities that make this one of the most spectacular waterways in Ireland.
| Overnight in Galway
| Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 6 | Galway
Travel through the beautiful Connemara Region filled with lakes, rivers, bogs & mountains. Enjoy some time at leisure in Connemara National Park. Visit Kylemore Abbey, built in 1868 by Mitchell Henry, and see its most famous feature the miniature Cathedral. It has been home to the Irish order of Benedictine nuns since 1920.
| Overnight in Galway
DAY 7 | Dublin
Depart Galway for Dublin today. En route, visit Clonmacnoise on the banks of the Shannon. Explore the visitors center and take a tour to see the high towers, the 11th-century cathedral & the wonderful high crosses. Continue on to Dublin to discover Dublin’s Fair City. The North Side of the city offers striking monuments such as the GPO (General Post Office) on O’Connell Street & the Phoenix Park, the largest public park in Europe. The city’s south side appears more sophisticated with its vast Georgian squares & is home to Trinity College, Dublin Castle & two Anglican Cathedrals. Visit Trinity College, Ireland’s oldest university & home to the Book of Kells.
| Overnight in Dublin
DAY 8 | (DEPART)
After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the international airport for your flight home.
Randles Hotel Killarney
The elegant Killarney Randles Hotel is a 5-minute walk from Killarney town center and offers a pool and spa.
Boasting marble bathrooms, the spacious, individually designed guestrooms each include free WiFi, tea/coffee trays, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a CD player. Some of the rooms offer partial mountain views.
There is a 66 foot pool, steam room and sauna for guests to relax in, while the Zen Day Spa offers luxurious treatments using Flourish Organic range. Killarney Racecourse and the INEC Conference Center are both one mile away.
With seafood specials, The Conservatory and the Terraced Gardens feature an elaborate menu served throughout summer in the outdoor dining area offering countryside views. Dinner is also possible at the Fermoy Suite and Checkers Restaurant.
Lough Leane and Killarney National Park are both a 5-minute drive from the hotel. There are several golf courses in the area and free parking is available at Killarney Randles Hotel.
Academy Plaza Hotel
Just off O’Connell Street, Academy Plaza Hotel is a 5-minute walk from Connolly Train Station. The hotel features stylish, air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, an on-site restaurant, a small fitness room and a beauty salon.
The modern bedrooms at the Academy Plaza Hotel are decorated in rich colors. Rooms feature flat-screen TVs, work desks and marble-finished bathrooms.
Plaza Bar & Grill serves traditional dishes using fresh local produce. Plaza Bar and Grill offers a variety of teas and coffees. Guests can enjoy traditional full Irish and continental breakfast in Oscars Restaurant, which is located within the hotel.
The Temple Bar district is a 10-minute walk away and the hotel has a 24-hour reception.
Trinity College and Dublin Castle are within a 10-minute walk. There is an air coach stop at the Academy Plaza.
George Limerick Hotel
The George is a boutique hotel on O’Connell Street in Limerick city center. It has air-conditioned rooms with free internet access, and a restaurant serving Italian cuisine.
Elegant and stylish, each room is decorated in unique browns and greens, while beds feature mahogany headboards and solid wood bedside units with reading lamps. Rooms also offer LCD satellite TV, a cafetiere and specialty teas, and a modern private bathroom.
The George Boutique Hotel is well located for exploring Limerick, and is walking distance from restaurants and shops. King John’s Castle is about 0.6 mi away.
Within the hotel, The George Bar is cozy and stylish, and has a wide drinks menu. Each bedroom has Egyptian linens, stylish furniture and LCD TVs. From the 7th floor you can enjoy panoramic views across Limerick.
Clayton Hotel Galway
This contemporary hotel with leisure facilities, free parking and free internet access is opposite the racecourse, close to Galway city. Clayton Hotel Galway is also located close to all major Galway business parks: IDA Galway Business & Technology Park, Parkmore Business Park, Briarhill Business Park and Ballybrit Business Park.
The rooms in the hotel are equipped with a TV, a desk and the private bathroom is fitted with a bath and a hair dryer.
In the evenings, relax in the comfortable Enclosure Bar, which serves drinks and bar snacks. Head to the restaurant to sample fine Galway cuisine.
Clayton Hotel’s leisure center has a swimming pool, sauna and steam room. Service at Clayton Hotel is precise, friendly and of a high standard.
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